Brewed by Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Nagano, Japan


on tap

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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Tokyo Black is the second brand at YoHo. A robust porter, well balanced between the malt and the hops. The complex chocolate and roast flavours of dark specialty malts are combined with a floral and slightly spiciness from Perle hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gmellison (368) - Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2013
big up arminjewell for the pour. pours a deep black with a strange aroma, smells like rice cakes sprinkled with chocolate. taste isnít bad, roasty chocolate, but a bit subdued. decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
arminjewell (5717) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Pour out of 12 oz can, thanks Markus! Dark black pour with a thin white head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, slight rye notes as well. Taste is a mix of slight biscuit, bread, hints of oak, slight bread and yeast, caramel, chocolate. Odd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Can->shaker. Black with small tan head. Coffee and roasted malt. Bittersweet, tad thin. Pretty good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttroha (170) - Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle. Golden in color. White head. Very strong floral flavor and very hoppy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (485) - - AUG 24, 2013
Can. Pours opaque black with slight toffee head. Aroma of coffee and mixed nuts. Taste of dark chocolate and roasted coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (4088) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2013
On tap at Ant n Bee, August 2013. Almost black with a small, creamy tan head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, some chocolate and caramel. The finish was dry and medium bitter. Descent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
burgy (454) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Not bad! I wasnt sure what to expect from this! Lots of nice velvety roast. Not much of a smell to it....

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Caterwaul (44) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Shared with DrSilverworm. Pours inky dark brown with mocha head. .75cm. recedes slowly into lace. Smells roasty. Charred. Almost smoky. Loads of coffee. Deep-ass shit. Smells good. Slick and smooth. Medium body. Coffee flavor. A little dark fruit. Niiiiice. Touch of dark chocolate. "Roasty, almost smokey" keeps coming back to mind. This is tasty. Lighter carbonation than I was expecting. Creamy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (410) - - JUL 22, 2013
Nice pour, black color with beige head. Cocoa, honey aromas. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, some coffee bitterness, little hops. Creamy finish, smooth and enjoyable Japanese porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BelgianBeerGal (3014) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Can from Aeon mall near Narita airport. This looks promising: black pour with a big milk, chocolate head. The aroma reminds me of slightly sweetened coffee with milk; also some nice roasted malt. The flavor is a bit of a letdown though. Really kinda thin and bland. Fine overall.

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